A Francis Henry Grice Daguerreotype, ca1844, Proposed to Be John Doyle Lee (1812-1877), a Controversial and Infamous Nauvoo Morman Poet Who Was Excommunicated and Then Executed by a Firing Squad

The center image is cropped from the Library of Congress quarter-plate Daguerreotype 1369 [Unidentified man and woman, half-length portrait, seated] | Library of Congress (loc.gov) and is flipped horizontally. The left image is from Brooks, J. John Doyle Lee: zealot, pioneer builder, scapegoat. Glendale, Calif., A. H. Clark Co., 1961. Frontis. and is not flipped. The right image is cropped from PBS – THE WEST – John Doyle Lee and is not flipped. The right photo is just before his execution in 1877 for his role in the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857. Ironically, LOC quarter-plate Daguerreotype 1368 [Unidentified man and woman, three-quarters length portrait, seated] | Library of Congress (loc.gov) is proposed to depict Joseph and Emma Smith.
The left image is proposed to be Agatha Ann Woolsey Lee, first wife of John Doyle Lee and is cropped from [Unidentified man and woman, half-length portrait, seated] | Library of Congress (loc.gov) and is not flipped. The right image, also not flipped, is Agatha Ann Woolsey Lee cropped from wlagatha1814_1866_1.jpg (536×900) (rootsweb.com); see also: Agatha Woolsey (1814-1866) (rootsweb.com).

She has gone to rest
The partner of my youth
Her spirit now is blest
With those that love the Truth
Before her spirit left its clay
She called her children near.
Then wisly unto them did say
Obey your Father dear
He’ll never councal you amiss
Through all your future lives
Then gave unto each one a kiss
Oh she’s a mother and a wife
J. D. LEE

9-MHS_2006_Poems-John-D-Lee.pdf (ensignpeakfoundation.org)

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